Ofgem’s moves to increase electricity market liquidity for small suppliers are a step in the right direction, but more must be done, argue market participants
Market coupling may result in greater derivatives use and falling participation in both explicit auctions and physical nominations, survey finds
The process of power market coupling is continuing across Europe, with the largest and most ambitious project to date going live in February. But how do market participants feel about market coupling and...
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